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Rights, Rules Responsibilities, 2004-05

 

Rights, Rules, Responsibilities

Equal Opportunity Policy

Nondiscrimination Statement

I. University-wide Regulations .....

University Principles of General Conduct and Regulations 1

Introduction 1

Academic Integrity 1

Statement on Diversity and Community 2

Honesty in University Matters 2

Confidentiality of Records 2

Range of Penalties 2

1. Warning 2

2. Disciplinary Probation 3

3. Withholding of Degree 3

4. Suspension 3

5. Required Withdrawal 3

6. Expulsion 3

7. Censure 3

University-wide Conduct Regulations 4

Respect for Others 4

Racial or Ethnic Bias and Harassment 4

Sexual Harassment and Assault 5

Protests and Demonstrations 6

Distribution of Written Materials by Members of the University Community 6

Personal Safety 6

Quiet 7

Identification Cards 7

The University, the Law, and Property Rights 7

On-Campus Misconduct and the Law 7

Persons on Leave of Absence; Persons Who Are Not Members of the University 8

Off-Campus Misconduct 8

Violations of Local, State, or Federal Law 8

University Discipline and the Courts 9

University Security 9

Regulations Regarding Security and Prior Restraint 9

Security Measures 9

Prior Restraint 10

Property 10

Library Use 11

Computer and Network Use 11

Patent and Copyright Policies 12

Princeton University Name and Seal 12

Guidelines Relating to the Tax-Exempt Status of the University and Political Activities 12

Introduction 12

Guidelines 13

Health and Safety Policies 15

Illegal Drugs 15

State Laws 15

University Policy Concerning Use of Illegal Drugs 15

Alcoholic Beverages 16

Smoking 16

Policy on HIV Infection 16

Introduction 16

Access 17

HIV Prevention 17

Screening for HIV Infection 17

Health Maintenance and Services for People Living with HIV Infection 17

Legal Issues 18

Conclusion 18

Resolution of Complaints and Grievances 19

Informal Procedures 19

Formal Procedures 19

Academic Matters 19

Nonacademic Matters Involving Students 19

Nonacademic Matters Involving Undergraduate Student Organizations 20

Nonacademic Matters Regarding Faculty, Staff, or Administration 20

Matters Involving Sexual Harassment or Assault or Racial or Ethnic Bias or Harassment 20

Protection Against Retaliation 21

Appeals Regarding Procedural Unfairness in Initial Proceedings 21

The Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC) 22

Powers 22

Membership 22

Committees 23

The Judicial Committee of the Council of the Princeton University Community 24

Powers and Membership 24

General Procedures 25

Procedure in Cases Not Previously Heard by Another Authority 26

Procedure in Appeals of Cases previously Heard by Another Authority 29

Responsibilities of the Chair 30

Order of Proceedings in Cases of the First Instance 30

Order of Proceedings in Appeals Cases 31

Procedural Requests 31

Evidence 32

Reports 32

Appeals from Decisions of the Judicial Committee 32

II. Students and the University .....

Rights and Responsibilities of Students 33

Faculty Procedures of Concern to Students 34

Attendance at Faculty Meetings 34

Faculty Reconsideration of Proposals Regarding Undergraduate Curriculum 34

Graduate Student Departmental Committees 35

Interaction of Undergraduate Student Government Committees and Faculty Committees 36

Individual Student Appeal from Decisions of Faculty Committees 36

Coordination Between Faculty and Undergraduates on Matters Affecting Student Life 36

Undergraduate Departmental Committees 37

Undergraduate Student Government 38

Purpose 38

The Student Senate 39

Committees of the Student Senate 39

Class Officers 39

Referenda 39

Campus Associations and Activities 40

Student Publications 41

Regulations Concerning Specific Aspects of Student Life 41

Dormitory Regulations 41

Noise 42

Pets 42

Posting of Notices 42

Fire Safety Policy 42

Candle/Flammable Liquid/Fireworks Policy 42

Use of Exterior Elevated Surfaces of Campus Buildings and Other Restricted Areas 43

Storage 44

Lofts 44

Privacy and Right of Re-entry 44

Search of Dormitory Rooms 44

Dining Regulations 45

Health Regulations 45

University Ban on the Nude Olympics 45

Hazing 46

New Jersey Law 46

Prohibition on Hazing 46

Acceptable Behavior 46

Alcohol Policy 46

What are the responsibilities of Princeton University students? 47

When will the University intervene? 47

When are Princeton University students in violation of the alcohol policy? 48

Conduct at Prospect Street Clubs 48

Library 49

Motor Vehicle Regulations 49

Legal Assistance 49

Financial Regulations 49

Use of University Monies (Including Student Fees) 50

The Undergraduate Honor System 50

Jurisdiction over Undergraduates for Violations of Academic Rules and Regulations 50

Introduction 50

Current Procedure 51

Constitution of the Honor System 53

Article I 53

Article II 54

Article III 55

Article IV 55

Article V 57

Article VI 57

Article VII 58

Article VIII 58

Academic Regulations 58

Introduction 58

Jurisdiction over Undergraduates for Violations of Academic Rules and Regulations 58

Student Acknowledgment of Original Work 58

Transcription or Publication of Course-Related Materials 59

Tutoring 59

General Requirements for the Acknowledgment of Sources in Academic Work 59

Quotations 59

Paraphrasing 59

Ideas and Facts 60

Footnotes and Bibliography 60

Electronic and Other Sources 60

Laboratory Work, Problem Sets, Computer Programs, and Homework 60

Multiple Submission 61

Oral Reports 61

Standard Forms of Reference 61

Definitions of Academic Violations under the Jurisdiction of the Faculty-Student Committee on Discipline 61

Plagiarism 61

Unauthorized Multiple Submission 61

False Citation 61

False Data 61

Violations 62

Jurisdiction 62

Studentıs Defense 62

Seriousness of Offense 62

Penalties 62

Examples of Plagiarism 62

Original source: 62

1. Example of verbatim plagiarism, or unacknowledged direct quotation (lifted passages are underlined): 63

2. Example of lifting selected passages and phrases without proper acknowledgement (lifted passages are underlined): 63

3. Example of paraphrasing the text while maintaining the basic paragraph and sentence structure: 64

University Discipline 64

The Faculty-Student Committee on Discipline (Undergraduate) 64

Powers 64

Membership 64

General Procedures 65

Conduct of Hearings 66

Appeals 67

Records of Proceedings 68

Penalties 68

Grievance Procedures 68

The Graduate School 68

Jurisdiction over Graduate Students for Violations of Academic Rules and Regulations 68

The Graduate Student Government 68

Dormitory Regulations 69

Alcohol Policy 69

Dining Regulations 69

Financial Regulations 69

The Graduate School Judicial System 69

Disciplinary Procedures 69

Penalties 71

Appeals on Academic Matters 71

Appeals on Nonacademic Matters 71

Graduate Student Grievances 72

Student Privacy Rights under Federal Law 73

III. The University and the Community .....

Community Use of University Resources 77

Introduction 77

Administration 77

Types of Facility Use 77

By Explicit Invitation 77

By Implicit Invitation 78

By Participation in University-Sponsored or Sanctioned Programs 78

By Renting University Facilities in Periods of Low Usage, Especially in the Summer 78

By Private Invitation 79

Regulations Governing Solicitation and Distribution by Off-Campus Individuals or Organizations 80

Commercial Sales 80

Charitable, Political, Religious or other Solicitation or distribution 80

University Security Policy for Persons Who Are Not Members of the University 81

Index 83

 

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